TITLE

Water Bottles: The Holiday Must-Have

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
SGB;Jan2009, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the increase in water bottle sales in the U.S. It mentions that the contamination of outdoor industry companies' products with the chemical Bisphenol-A (BPA) and the wastefulness of single-serve, disposable bottles are the major reasons behind the boom in sales. According to retail data compiled by SportScanINFO, sales have increased more than 45 percent for the year-to-date.
ACCESSION #
36374236

 

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